Management of changeSeries: Harvard Business Review paperback series ; 90064 Publisher: Harvard Business School Press, 1991.Language: EnglishDescription: 121 p. ; 28 cm.Type of document: Book
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Management of Change Contents New Directions for Change The Coming of the New Organization Information-based organizations demand new Peter F Drucker organizational forms and pose their own special 3 management challenges. The New Managerial Work Managers must collaborate with the people they Rosabeth Moss Kanter manage and build relationships across the 13 organization as hierarchy fades and corporations become more flexible. The State of American Management In an age of growing pluralism and free-flowing Walter B. Wriston information, American management is at a 21 distinct advantage. But managers must be sensitive to and prepared for continuous change--by honing political skills, listening to the people who really do the work, and understanding the implications of globalization. Robert Haas, CEO and chairman of Levi Strauss, has reshaped the company around a values focus. He has altered such fundamentals as occupational roles and responsibilities, training, and decision making to make the organization more flexible, innovative, and adaptive. Greater exposure to international competition and technology-intensive manufacturing has radically altered the rules of industrial management. Values Make the Company: An Interview with Robert Haas Robert Howard 27 The New Industrial Competition William J. Abernathy, Kim B. Clark, and Alan M. Kantrow 40 Implementing and Managing Change Evolution and Revolution as Organizations Grow Larry E. Greiner 57 For many business organizations, long periods of evolutionary growth create their own revolutionary moments in which major change is necessary. Choosing Strategies for Change Managers need to increase their ability to John P. Kotter and Leonard A. Schlesinger diagnose resistance to change and choose 67 appropriate methods for overcoming it.